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Title: The Works of that Grave and Learned Lawyer Judge Jenkins, Prisoner in Newgate. Upon Divers Statutes, Concerning, the Liberty, and Freedome of the Subject. With a perfect Table thereto annexed.
Description: London, Printed for M. Walbanck, and J. Gyles, 1648 12mo, pp. [xxvi], 203 [204 blank], including blank leaf following table of contents, engraved portrait, recently recased in unsympathetic quarter green library buckram, boards, amateurishly labelled on spine; resewn, with inner margins of frontispiece and title-page disappearing into gutter, other inner margins visible (some just), small hole it title-page affect one half of the "W" in "Works". Jenkins (1582 - 1663) was appointed judge just as the civil war started in 1642; as a royalist, he was ardent in defending the monarch and was charged with high treason in 1646. This was one of several publications that he issued while he was imprisoned. Wing J 577.

Keywords: law history prose

Price: GBP 220.00 = appr. US$ 314.16 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 3154

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